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Cellular services suspend in Rawalpindi due to change of command ceremony at GHQ

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 6 am to 4 pm Event: Change of command ceremony at General Headquarters (GHQ) Description: Due to the ongoing change of command ceremony in GHQ, Rawalpindi, mobile services have been suspended in the city to avoid law and order situation Source: Citizens
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Cellular services suspend in Rawalpindi due to PTI power show

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 1 pm - 9 pm Event: Pakistan Tehreek-E-Insaf power show Description: Due to PTI political rally, mobile services were suspended in Rawalpindi to avoid any law and order situation Source: Local residents and TV tickers
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Residents reporting no mobile services in Rawalpindi

Location: Rawalpindi Timing: 8 am to 4 pm Event: Youm-E-Shohda Description: Due to flood in September across the country, Youm-E-Shohda event was postponed in solidarity with flood victims and now rescheduled today at General Headquarters (GHQ), Rawalpindi. Due to the security reasons, mobile services have been suspended in Rawalpindi. Source: Local residents
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Mobile services suspend on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi

Location: Karachi Lahore, Quetta, Rawalpindi Date: 9th October, 2022 Event: Eid Milad-un-Nabi Description: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and is observed in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/998242-eid-milad-un-nabi-no-mobile-services-in-parts-of-karachi https://www.quettavoice.com/2022/10/08/eid-milad-un-nabi-mobile-phone-services-to-be-suspended-in-quetta/ https://www.oyeyeah.com/news/mobile-phone-service-suspended/
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Mobile services suspend on Eid Milad-Un-Nabi in parts of Karachi

Location: Karachi Date: 8th October, 2022 Reason: Eid Milad-un-Nabi Description: Eid Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to commemorate the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad and is observed in the month of Rabi-ul-Awwal Source: https://www.thenews.com.pk/latest/998242-eid-milad-un-nabi-no-mobile-services-in-parts-of-karachi
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Mobile and landline services suspend in Matta and Kabal

Date: 21st September, 2022 Location: Matta and Kabal Reason: Security Description: After recent militant activity and the ensuing large-scale protests from residents, security checkpoints have been set up at various locations in Matta and Kabal tehsils and mobile and landline services have also been suspended for over two days Source: https://www.dawn.com/news/1711202/security-posts-set-up-in-matta-kabal-tehsils
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Mobile services suspended due to Chehlum procession

Location: Karachi, Hyderabad, Quetta, Rawalpindi, Taxila, Lahore, Peshawar, Jhang, Gujranwala Timing: 7:00 am to 10:00 pm Date: 17 September, 2022 Description: Chehlum is a Shiite religious observance that occurs forty days after the Day of Ashura. Due to security concerns and law & order condition, the mobile services were suspended in all major cities of Pakistan Source: Media and locals
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YouTube disrupted on multiple internet service provider

Date: 6th September, 2022 Event: Imran Khan's live streaming Description: Metrics confirm that YouTube is disrupted on multiple internet providers in Pakistan as former Prime Minister Imran Khan live streams Source: https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1567177882023100417
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Cellular and internet services suspend across Balochistan

Heavy rains and floods in Pakistan has resulted in the cellular and internet services outrage across Balochistan. According to news sources, many towers have fell down to floods and fuel supply for generators have been halted too due to the blockage of major roads in the province. Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has said we are facing hurdles in sending teams to affected areas. As soon as teams will reach, the internet and cellular services will be resumed. The internet services have been suspended in central and northern parts of Balochistan. After the overnight rain in provincial capital, Quetta, the internet services in the city have been suspended and all telecommunication services in the city have also been suspended, resulting in the total cut-off with the country.
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Balochistan
flood
floods in Pakistan
Quetta
rain
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Internet services disrupted in the country again

Date: 22nd August, 2022 Time: 10:30 pm till morning of 23rd August Location: Almost whole country Reason: Technical fault Description: Northern and central regions of Pakistan recently suffered massive internet outages due to a technical fault in the Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) optic fiber network Source: https://twitter.com/netblocks/status/1561778367493439492
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internet
PTA
PTCL
shutdown
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